Blarney Blowout

Police place students under  arrest after the Blarney Blowout got out of control. (Photo by Robert Rizzuto/MassLive.com)

‘Blarney Blowout’ Report Calls Handling Of UMass Event ‘Collective Failure’

Former Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis’ 65-page report says Amherst police were “overwhelmed and unprepared.”

09/19/2014

Ed Davis. (WBZ-TV)

Ed Davis To Review Handling Of ‘Blarney Blowout’ At UMass Amherst

UMass Amherst is asking the former Boston Police Commissioner to conduct a comprehensive review of the university and the town’s handling of the Blarney Blowout.

03/13/2014

Umass Amherst students gather at the Blarney Blowout. (Photo by Robert Rizzuto/MassLive.com)

Keller @ Large: UMass Amherst Campus Is Out Of Control

Since we’re talking about kids, some grown-ups might have to step in.

03/11/2014

Police place students under  arrest after the Blarney Blowout got out of control. (Photo by Robert Rizzuto/MassLive.com)

UMass Chancellor: ‘Blarney Blowout’ Partiers ‘Brought Shame’ On School

The chancellor of the University of Massachusetts’ Amherst campus says student behavior at the pre-St. Patrick’s Day “Blarney Blowout” party over the weekend “brought shame on our fine university.”

03/10/2014

Police place students under  arrest after the Blarney Blowout got out of control. (Photo by Robert Rizzuto/MassLive.com)

73 Arrested At UMass Pre-St. Pat’s Blowout

A pre-St. Patrick’s Day celebration near the flagship campus of the University of Massachusetts spiraled out of control, pitting police in riot gear against thousands of drunken and unruly revelers at the annual “Blarney Blowout.

03/09/2014

Umass Amherst students gather at the Blarney Blowout. (Photo by Robert Rizzuto/MassLive.com)

Dozens Of UMass Amherst Students Arrested After Blarney Blowout Gets Out Of Control

Students began drinking in the morning in a traditional all-day party before they leave for spring break.

03/08/2014

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